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Davis County, Utah

Denominational Groups, 2000

5,703 1,638   7,270 172,243 52,140
Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Orthodox Catholic Other Unclaimed

Congregational "adherents" include all full members, their children, and others who regularly attend services. The historically African American denominations are not included in the 2000 congregation and membership totals. Many are also missing in 1990 and most historically African American denominations are missing in the 1980 reports.
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Reports


Religious Bodies Theology Congregations Adherents % Change
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology +219 +75,458 78.0%
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant +3 +1,350 710.0%
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant +2 +1,237 98.0%
Catholic Church Catholic +1 +845 13.0%
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant +1 +311 n.a.
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant 0 +104 297.0%
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 0 +30 10.0%
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 0 -8 -3.0%
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant 0 -66 -41.0%
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant 0 -134 -19.0%
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant -1 -555 -53.0%
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant 0 -584 -72.0%
  Totals: +225 +77,988 +72.3%

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1980 was 146,540; in 2000 it was 238,994. The total population changed 27.2%. The adherent totals for 1980 (107,922) represent 73.6% of the 1980 population. The adherent totals for 2000 (186,854) include 78.2% of the 2000 population. The totals represent the change in groups that reported in both 1980 and 2000 only. There is sufficient data for 12 groups to calculate 1980-2000 change. These 12 groups had 107,922 adherents in 1980 and 185,910 adherents in 2000, for a change of 72.3%

Sources

The 2000 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and includes statistics for 149 religious groups, including number of churches and adherents. Dale E. Jones, Sherri Doty, Clifford Grammich, James E. Horsch, Richard Houseal, Mac Lynn, John P. Marcum, Kenneth M. Sanchagrin and Richard H. Taylor supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in Religious Congregations & Membership in the United States, 2000, published by the Glenmary Research Center.

The 1980 data were collected by the Glenmary Research Center and include statistics for 111 Judeo-Christian church bodies, including number of churches and adherents. Bernard Quinn, Herman Anderson, Martin Bradley, Paul Goetting and Peggy Shriver supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in Churches and Church Membership in the United States, 1980, published by the Glenmary Research Center.

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